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Ruins of Sao Miguel das Missoes

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Rua Sao Miguel, Sao Miguel das Missoes, State of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
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The ruins of São Miguel das Missões in Brazil, together with those of San Ignacio Miní, Santa Ana, Nuestra Señora de Loreto and Santa María la Mayor in Argentina, lie deep in tropical forests where ... Read more
they once served as conversion centers for European missionaries. Now, in ruins, they offer a reminder of the region's at times not-so-pretty past and history in general. UNESCO designated the ruins a World Heritage Site in 1983, due to their historical importance.

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